University of San Francisco School of Education, Masters in Multicultural Literature
Sonoma State University, BA in Environmental Studies and Planning
University of San Francisco School of Nursing, BS in Nursing

Professional Areas of Interest: 

Children and Young Adult Books

Information Literacy for middle school through college age students

Journalism and writing

Natural Resource Conservation

Professional Involvement and Community Service: 

I serve on the following:

Sierra Club Conservation Committee

10,000 degrees' mentor
This is an organization that helps high school students who are first generation and financially in need get through the college application process into a 2 or 4-year college.

Presentations and Publications: 

Oakleaf, Santa Rosa Junior College, Nursing Jobs: Hard To Find But Not Impossible
March 29, 2010
won honorable mention at Northern California Community College Journalism Conference-Fall 2010
Stillbirth: A Primer January 2007
Writing Your Way to Health April 2007
"Uncovering Gestational Diabetes for the Health of Mother and Child, Nursing Spectrum online publication, 2008